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07 February 2023

England is facing a cancer emergency with missed cancer waiting times, a growing cancer backlog and worsening cancer patient experience. We are lagging behind comparative countries on cancer survival. That’s…

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Calling for volunteers

04 February 2023

Have you had a diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer and would like to help improve the understanding of emotional distress after treatments? University of Liverpool are conducting research into…

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Number of people diagnosed with cancer in UK ‘will rise by a third by 2040’

03 February 2023

You may have seen the headlines ahead of World Cancer Day 2023 about research published from Cancer Research that finds that cancer cases will rise from the 384,000 cases diagnosed…

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New Patron announcement

31 January 2023

We are delighted and honoured to have Tony Matharu join Sir Michael Morpurgo as Patron of Oracle Cancer Trust. As we know Head and Neck Cancers can be brutal and…

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Big Give 2022 – Christmas Appeal

25 November 2022

A diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer can make it hard to feel hopeful. People sometimes focus on what Head and Neck cancer makes us lose; our ability to look to…

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Oracle Cancer Trust is the UK's leading national charity dedicated to head and neck cancer.

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Oracle Voices are supporters who have been affected by head and neck cancer

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Over the past ten years Oracle has granted over £5m funding pioneering early-stage research projects.

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Key Facts - Head and Neck Cancer

33 people

The number of people diagnosed every day with head and neck cancer in the UK

4th most common cancer in MEN

Head and neck cancer is now the 4th most common cancer in men and 6th overall yet awareness of the signs and symptoms is extremely poor


The number of people diagnosed with head and neck cancer every year in the UK. Sadly many will be diagnosed when their cancer is at an advanced stage

2% of research funding

Head and neck cancer receives less than 2% of research funding in the UK despite being one of the fastest growing cancer types

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Oracle Cancer Trust is a registered charity in England and Wales (1142037). A company limited by guarantee. Registered company in England and Wales (7125497). Registered address: 80 Coombe Road, New Malden KT3 4QS